Temporary Road Closure – A257 The Hill, Littlebourne – 16th February 2020
Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic travelling on A257 The Hill, Littlebourne from 16th February 2020 with estimated completion by 22nd February 2020.

The road will be closed between the junctions with Newing Close and Jubilee Road, to the extent indicated by signs and barriers on site.

The alternative route for any through traffic is via A257 Canterbury Road, Littlebourne Road, St Martin’s Hill, Longport, Lower Chantry Lane, A2050 New Dover Road, B2046 Adisham Road, High Street, A257 Canterbury Road, Wingham Road, High Street and vice versa.

Access for emergency service vehicles and pedestrians will be maintained at all times during the closure.

The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while drainage connection works are undertaken by Walker Construction Ltd.

For information regarding this closure please contact Walker Construction Ltd on 01303 246316, who will be able to assist with the scope of the works.

The closure will be implemented on the evening of Sunday 16th February 2020. Once the road has been re-opened, the rest of the works will be completed under two-way temporary traffic lights.

Please find below the latest update on Wuhan Novel Coronavirus. This information was provided by Public Health England at 20:37, Monday 27 January 2020.


· As of 27/01/2020, in mainland China, 2,744 patients with confirmed WN-CoV have been reported, with 80 deaths in total.

· There are 56 confirmed cases internationally, outside of mainland China.

· As of 27/01/2020 09:00, there have been 73 individuals tested in the UK and all were negative.

Guidance for primary care

PHE has today issued interim guidance for primary care. The advice for primary care on infection control can be used in other settings as well (e.g. non-healthcare community settings, hotels, university accommodation, libraries, gyms).

All PHE guidance on this topic is available at

Primary care services dealing with possible cases of WN-CoV should contact their local Health Protection Team who will advise them on where the patient can be assessed and infection control measures.

References / sources of information

All PHE guidance is available at

You can find the latest relevant and useful information on PHE’s web links below:

Please see the online Q&A blog.

Following the recent inspection, Wickhambreaux C of E Primary School has been deemed ‘Outstanding’ by the Church of England Education Office inspector. To view the report, please click here.

For details of forthcoming Kentish & Stour Partnership activities, please click here.

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